2. Noun. British for railing ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Railings
1. railing [n] - See also: railing
Lexicographical Neighbors of Railings
Literary usage of Railings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Skeleton Construction in Buildings: With Numerous Practical Illustrations of by William Harvey Birkmire (1894)
"All railings are to be made of wrought-iron, to be securely fastened and braced ... On the streets railings are to be provided for the store entrance steps, ..."
2. Skeleton Construction in Buildings: With Numerous Practical Illustrations of by William Harvey Birkmire (1893)
"All railings are to be made of wrought-iron, to- be securely fastened and ... On the streets railings are to be provided for the store entrance steps, ..."
3. Annual Report (1903)
"... moving back the iron guard railing for a distance of over one hundred feet, and the reconstruction of the walks at that point. Iron railings. ..."
4. Commentaries on the Law of Public Corporations Including Municipal by Charles Fisk Beach (1893)
"Duty as to railings and barriers.— In some jurisdictions it has been held that negligence may consist as well in the omission to erect barriers in dangerous ..."
5. The Law of Passenger and Freight Elevators by James Avery Webb (1896)
"railings.— In the construction of passenger elevators the shafts or wells are usually safely inclosed. In some of the States special statutes require that ..."
6. A Treatise on the Law of Negligence by Thomas Gaskell Shearman, Amasa Angell Redfield (1898)
"393- Abutments and railings. — The term bridge imports not only the structure itself and its approaches, but its abutments,1 embankments and railings,3 all ..."
7. The History of Twenty-five Years by Spencer Walpole (1904)
"They hung on to the railings of the park, good-humouredly' chaffing' the police who were drawn up inside the enclosure. A long rail supported on a narrow ..."
8. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"... body of the car when open, instead of against the guard railings; and also an arrangement whereby sliding gates may be used instead of swinging gates. ..."